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Archaic and Imperial Chinat
VASE WITH GREEN GLAZE
Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220)

 

Object :
Nº 602
Medium :
Ceramic
Dimensions :
Height: 28 cm (11")

Dark brown ceramic typical of the era. Large ovoid vase, wheel-thrown, high flared neck and two handles placed on either side of the shoulder that served to hold threaded rope. The vase is covered in a lovely green and aubergine coloured glaze, rare for this period. The colour is achieved by firing iron oxides and copper. Various decorative nets mark the circumference of the vase and a frieze at the base of the neck depicts an aquatic design. A perfect state of preservation.

The Han period was a time of remarkable political stability following the imperial unification. It saw economic prosperity and significant technical and artistic advancements, most notably in the field of pottery.


€ 3500.00 - £ 3123.05 - $ 4126.15 - C$ 5268.2

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